Meet the Team

John Reynolds

John Reynolds

Chairman

John Reynolds was previously Chief Executive Officer of KBC Bank Ireland plc (2009 to 2013) and President of the Irish Banking Federation (2012 to 2013), during which time he was also a board member of the European Banking Federation. John is a Chartered Director, an Economics graduate of Trinity College Dublin, and holds a Masters degree in Banking and Finance from UCD.

Non-Executive Director of Computershare Investor Services (Ireland) Limited, Business in the Community Limited, Institute of Directors Ireland and the National Concert Hall. Senior Advisor in Alantra Credit Portfolio Advisors, Ireland and Patron of Chapter Zero Ireland, an entity established to build a community of Non-Executive Directors equipping them to lead crucial boardroom discussions on the impacts of climate change.

Michael Stanley

Michael Stanley

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Stanley co-founded Cairn Homes plc and was appointed CEO prior to the IPO in June 2015. Michael has a strong pedigree in residential development and the broader property industry. He was previously CEO of Stanley Holdings, a large Irish homebuilder and real estate investment company. Michael also has extensive experience in the packaging, energy, agritech and healthcare sectors.

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Shane Doherty

Shane Doherty

Chief Financial Officer

Shane Doherty was previously Group CFO at Morgan McKinley Ltd, an international professional staffing and resourcing solutions business, since March 2018. Prior to that, he was Group CFO at green energy developer, Gaelectric Holdings Ltd, European Finance Director at Paddy Power Group plc and Head of PaddyPower. com. Prior to his time at Paddy Power, he worked in various senior finance leadership roles in Eircom Group plc.

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Gary Britton

Gary Britton

Non-Executive Director

Gary Britton was previously a partner in KPMG where he served in a number of senior positions, including the firm’s Board, the Remuneration and Risk Committees and as head of its Audit Practice. Gary was formerly a non-executive director of the Irish Stock Exchange plc and KBC Bank Ireland plc. Gary is a fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland and a member of the Institute of Directors in Ireland.

Non-Executive Director of Origin Enterprises plc.

Linda Hickey

Linda Hickey

Non-Executive Director

Linda Hickey was previously Head of Corporate Broking at Goodbody Stockbrokers, where she worked for fifteen years, and where she advised clients on a range of capital markets and corporate governance matters. Prior to this, Linda worked at both NCB Stockbrokers in Dublin and Merrill Lynch in New York. Linda also has a degree in Business Studies from Trinity College Dublin.

Non-Executive Director at Kingspan Group plc and Greencore Group plc; Chair of the Board of The Irish Blood Transfusion Service and member of Quanta Capital Advisory Board.

Giles Davies

Giles Davies

Non-Executive Director

Giles Davies qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC in London and spent five years in management consultancy in London and New York. He went on to found Conservation Capital, a leading international practice in the emerging field of conservation enterprise, ESG and related investment financing. He previously served as Non-Executive Chairman of Wilderness Scotland, Non-Executive Chairman of Capital Management & Investment plc, and as a Non-Executive Director of Algeco Scotsman Group.

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Orla O’Gorman

Orla O’Gorman

Non-Executive Director

Orla O’Gorman spent seven years at the Irish Stock Exchange (“ISE”), where she was Head of Equity. She was centrally involved in the sale of the ISE to Euronext in 2018 and, following that transaction, was appointed as Head of Listing for UK and Ireland. Prior to joining the ISE, Orla founded OR Associates, and previously held senior management positions at Eurologic Systems, ABN AMRO and PwC. Orla is a qualified accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University College Dublin and a Master of Accounting from UCD Smurfit School.

Member of the European Commission’s SME Technical Expert Group and the Chartered Accountants Ireland Sustainability Expert Working Group. Advisory Board member of Elkstone Ventures and Non-Executive Director of Elite SpA.

Alan McIntosh

Alan McIntosh

Non-Executive Director

Alan McIntosh has been a principal investor and part of successful investor groups for over 20 years. During this time, he has had operational management roles and been part of management teams that have successfully grown a number of different businesses, including Topps Tiles plc, PizzaExpress and Centre Parcs. Alan was a co-founder of each of Pearl Group (now listed as Phoenix Group plc), Punch Taverns plc, Spirit Group plc and Wellington Pub Company Ltd. Alan’s private investment vehicle, Emerald Investment Partners, has interests in real estate, healthcare, biotech and technology.

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Julie Sinnamon

Julie Sinnamon

Non-Executive Director

Julie Sinnamon brings deep experience in assisting Irish businesses to grow and scale having had a highly successful career at Enterprise Ireland where she held a number of senior roles including the position of CEO from 2013 until her retirement in 2021. Julie is a business graduate of the University of Ulster, holds a Master’s in International Business from Fordham University, USA and is a graduate of the Stanford Executive Programme, USA.

Chair of European Movement Ireland, Co-Chair of Balance for Better Business, Director of PwC Ireland Public Interest Body, The Agricultural Trust, Social Entrepreneurs Ireland and The Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition. Member of the Investment Committee of the Irish Strategic Investment Fund and a member of the Irish Government’s Climate Change Advisory Council.

Michael Stanley

Michael Stanley

CEO & Co-Founder

Shane Doherty

Shane Doherty

Chief Financial Officer

Maura Winston

Maura Winston

Chief People Officer

Gavin Whelan

Gavin Whelan

Head of Construction & Operations

Sarah Murray

Sarah Murray

Director of Customer

Fergus McMahon

Fergus McMahon

Commercial Director

Ger Hoare

Ger Hoare

Head of Corporate Development

Tara Grimley

Tara Grimley

Company Secretary

Declan Murray

Declan Murray

Head of Investor Relations